Senior Consultant or Director of Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility for companies, organizations or public institutions, within the area of Murcia-Alicante or multinational corporations settled in Argentina.
Availability: as from October 2008.
[education & work experience]
Currently working as Director of Contents and Communication for Murcia’s Region at Expo Zaragoza 2008.
Until July 2007, was the General Director of Communication and Social Relations for the Government of Murcia Region, Spain. He was also a member of the Communication Directors’ Forum for the European Union Regional Committee.
Bachelor in Media Studies (1992) and Public Communications PhD (Extraordinary Award), provided by the University of Navarra, Spain (1999).
Has a special professional an academic interest in corporate communications, with focus on the relationship between communications and corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Salzburg Seminar for American Studies’ scholar (Salzburg, Austria, 2001); Visiting Researcher at the Pew Center for Civic Journalism (Washington, EEUU, 1998) and Consultant for the Educational Testing Service (Princeton, EEUU, 2002).
Has acted as Visiting Lecturer on Communications Theory and Ethics for the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain, 2001) and the Universidad Austral of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, Argentine, 1993-2004) and Associate Professor on Communications’ Theory for the Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (Murcia, Spain, 2005-2006). Visiting Lecturer for the Universidad de La Coruña (Spain) and the Universidade de Brasilia (Brazil).
Associate Researcher in the Corporate Social Responsibility for the IAE, Business School of the Universidad Austral of Buenos Aires (2001-2004). (www.iae.edu.ar).
Has given lectures and made researches on the communications in organizations and the relationship between communications and social development for the following institutions: Hans Seidel Stiftung (Germany), Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Germany), The Freedom Forum (United States of America), UNESCO, CLAD (Latin American Center for Development Administration), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Organization of American States (OAS), Government of Canada and IDEA (International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance).
He has worked as consultant in institutional communications and corporate social responsibility for the following companies: France Telecom, Telefónica, Grupo Santander, Bank Boston, Repsol, British Petroleum, Panamerican Energy, Ryder Logistics, American Express, Wal-Mart and Arriva Plc.
Has done scientific and broadcasting articles on his field as well as written two books and participated as co-author of other three: Theoretic Fundamentals for Public Journalism (Buenos Aires, 1999; Brasilia, 2007), Communication, Democracy and Citizenship (Buenos Aires, 2000) and –as co-author – Media and Congress: Relations network and Social representation (Buenos Aires, 2001), Media and Social Conflict (Buenos Aires, 2002) and Globalization, Democracy and Media (La Paz, 2003).
He has also participated in nine joined works:
Information and Communications’ Ethics (Barcelona, 2002).
Media, war, terrorism and violence (México, 2003).
Corporate Responsibility in Society (Buenos Aires, 2004).
Media Management of Maritime Catastrophes’ Crisis (La Coruña, 2005).
(Co-editor) Responsible Corporate Communication (Buenos Aires, 2005).
(Co-editor) Communication and Disorder (Murcia, 2006).
Communicating for Social Change (Buenos Aires, 2007).
Freedom Readings from literature and philosophy (Madrid, 2008).
Full Citizenship and Democratic Stability (Washington, 2008, at press).
Lastly, he has published two books of poems –The air you leave behind and We still have the wind- and, jointly, a short-stories book:Life’s shoelaces (Madrid, 2007).